Subaru Select Monitor III – Hitachi Diagnostic System (HDS)


The HDS 3000 is a Diagnostic tool for Subaru vehicles. This powerful device performs dealer level diagnostics and ECU reprogramming. Used in combination with a PC, this tool provides an interactive user interface that is simple to operate and offers a variety of customizable display functions. High-speed communication with the engine control system and transmission control system make diagnosis and reprogramming tasks faster and easier than ever before.

Model Year Coverage

1997 up Subaru vehicles (except 97 SVX) and 2005-2006 Saab 9.2 vehicles

PC Requirements

  • Laptop or desktop computer
  • Intel or AMD processor: 2.0 GHz or higher
  • Keyboard & mouse
  • Memory (RAM): 1GB or higher
  • Hard Drive Space: 20 GB or more
  • Floppy Drive: not required
  • USB: 1.0 or higher
  • Network Card: 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet
  • Optical Drive: 8x DVD-ROM
  • Video Resolution: see Display Requirements
  • Sound Card: 1 channel audio or higher
  • Internal or external audio speakers

Software License

Purchased at time of tool purchase. Annual $1999 includes quarterly reprogramming disk.

Purchase subscriptions here.

Product Feature Set

DTC Code Retrieval
Retrieve OE DTC with code Definition X
Link DTC to service information X
Customizable PID display X
Retrieve and display Mode 6 Data X
Data Logging
Body X
Chassis X
Electrical X
Powertrain X
Pressure/Vacuum Tests X
Bi-Directional tests
Network Test
J1850 X
Module Programming
Programmable Module Installation (PMI) procedures X
Module Reprogramming (Reflash) X
Coding X
Supplemental restraints initialization X
Programmable Parameters ( ability to change in service settings ie, tire size, personality, customer convenience etc.) X
Body Controls
Anti-theft System Functions X
Remote Keyless Entry X
Restraints (supplemental restraints and seat belts) X
Chassis Tools
ABS Service Bleed
ABS/ Brake system functions X
IVD Initialization Sequence X
Ride Height Calibration ( for vehicles with pneumatic or hydraulic ride height controls) X
Tire pressure monitor functions X
Cruise Control System tests X
Electronic Ride control
Electrical Tools
Charging System Tests
Parking Aid Tests
Powertrain Tools
Fuel System Test/Relative Injector Flow Test X
Engine Checks and OBD Tests (Drive Cycle, Mode 01, Mode 06 & Mode 09) X
Digital Multimeter
Basic DMM functions X
Oscilloscope Tools
Oscilloscope X
Alternator ripple X